Published On: Tue, Mar 18th, 2014

Netherlands Fellowship Programme for Training course on Fisheries Governance

Date: Mon 3 Nov 2014 until Fri 21 Nov 2014

In this course, that is organised in cooperation with other Dutch and international institutes, participants will learn about fisheries governance and the relation to fisheries management. It will provide new insights on challenges that fisheries governance face, such as IUU fishing, and explore ways to strengthen fisheries governance.  The course provides a framework in which participants will acquire insights and skills to bring stakeholders in the fisheries system and help them understand each other’s perspectives, manage their conflicts and learn together. The program is interactive and participants will practice a range of participatory tools and methodologies in a real-life case. They will be challenged to apply the concepts learned by presenting an action plan for their own professional situation.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • know about  fisheries governance and co-management concepts, challenges faced in governance and management;
  • be familiar with various perspectives on fisheries management;
  • understand the importance of stakeholder engagement in governance;
  • be able to apply  participatory methodologies and tools in support of the fisheries management planning process;
  • be familiar with the tools available to the fisheries manager for controlling fishing effort.

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